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Crania americana: or, A comparative view of the skulls of various aboriginal nations of North and South America

Collection Data

Names
Collins, John, 1814-1902 (Lithographer)
Morton, Samuel George, 1799-1851 (Author)
Simpkin, Marshall and Co. (Publisher)
Combe, George, 1788-1858 (Author)
Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1839
Place: Philadelphia, N.J. ; London
Publisher: J. Dobson ; Simpkin, Marshall & Co.
Library locations
General Research Division
Shelf locator: HBC+ (Morton, S. G. Crania Americana)
Topics
Ethnology
Indians
Phrenology
Skulls
Genres
Books
Illustrations
Prints
Notes
Content: "Appendix. Phrenological remarks on the relation between the natural talents and dispositions of nations, and the developments of their brains. By George Combe": p. [269]-291.
Content: Following p. 296 is an errata leaf.
Statement of responsibility: Plates are signed "From the original painting by J. Neagle[frontispiece]", "From nature by J.C. Werner on stone by John Collins", and "Lith. of John Collins, no. 79 S. ThirdSt. Phila.".
Content: Illustrated by seventy-eight plates and a colored map
Physical Description
Extent: 3 p. l., (iii)-v, 296 p., 78 plates; 39 cm.
Lithographs
Type of Resource
Text
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12667671
RLIN/OCLC: 7867328
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): bc9ad260-c60d-012f-1609-58d385a7bc34
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